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BUILDING
 
 
Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam)
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DESIGNER
 
 
Gordon Kaufmann

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Nevada
County
Clark
Town
Boulder City
Place
Black Canyon
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Architecture of parklands and water
Dams, sluices and water structures
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1922 - 1930    
Realisation
1931 - 1936
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AWARDS
 
1985
National Historic Landmark
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Casabella 680, luglio-agosto/july-august 2000, pp. 90-91
Barbara Vilander, Hoover Dam, University of Arizona Press, 1999
Antoine Picon, L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1997, pp. 227-228.
Joseph E. Stevens, Hoover Dam. An American Adventure, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman 1988
Donald C. Jackson, Great American Bridges and Dams, John Wiley & Sons, New York 1984, pp. 295-298.
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CLIENT
 
 
Buraeau of Reclamation (U.S. Department of the Interior)
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 49.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 221.4 (ft. 726.4)
Lenght
m. 379.2 (ft. 1,244)
Widht
base : m. 200 (ft. 660)
crest: m. 15 (ft. 45)
Surface
Lake Mead km² 639 (acres 157,900)
Volume
water: km³ 35.200 (acre feet 28,537,000) at an elevation of m. 372.3 (ft. 1,221.4)
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Six Companies, Inc.
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STAFF
 
Project leader
John L. Savage
Architect
Gordon B. Kaufman
Road Network
Warren A. Bechtel
Construction supervision
Walter R. Young
 
 
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